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CSI: Season 8, Part 2 coming to DVD

CSI: Season 8, Part 2

Preview by Jack Foley

DVD SPECIAL FEATURES: Cockroaches; Deleted Scene: “Catherine Investigates”; Shot In The Dark; Tod: A Bug’s Life; What Happened In Vegas.

THE stakes are high for the forensic investigators when the sins of Las Vegas hit close to home in CSI: Season 8 – Part 2 released by Momentum Pictures on February 16, 2009.

Fans won’t be disappointed as the drama continues at breakneck speed – beneath the neon lights of Las Vegas, the Clark County CSI night shift is hard at work, ridding the city of its criminal elements.

With cutting-edge technology at its disposal, the forensic team tackles the often grisly crimes of a glamorous city whose constant influx of visitors has turned it into a criminal playground.

Each episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Season 8, Part 2 is packed full of action and intriguing cases that will keep the most diehard CSI fans on their toes.

Part 2 starts with Grissom (Peterson) and his team delving into the world of illegal dog fighting to find out who is responsible for the death of a wealthy socialite.

Meanwhile, Warrick (Dourdan) tries to clear his name in the murder of an exotic dancer and Grissom and his team battle the flu when they are called upon by DDA Klein (Bedelia) to investigate the deaths of several key witnesses for a grand jury case against a dangerous Las Vegas gang.

As season eight continues the CSIs have to cope with the fallout from Sara’s ordeal and their own personal demons while dealing with even more gruesome and baffling cases. Crimes keep happening in the neon-lit paradise of Sin City and the evidence needs following….

The disturbing death of a three-year-old girl has a huge impact on Catherine as she searches for clues to her murder. Brass and Nick get help from an unlikely source, an incarcerated criminal (Method Man), when investigating two murders that take place in the same apartment building.

Grissom and his team discover several victims who have green blood, leading them to the conclusion that their deaths are somehow connected. Season 8 comes to its nail-biting finale when Warrick is accused of murdering a famous Vegas gangster and even he is uncertain of his guilt or innocence.

CSI Facts

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is the most watched television drama in the world with more than 89 million viewers around the world.

In the UK, the series is the highest rating US drama on television and has been a phenomenal success on DVD having sold over 3 million copies to date across the franchise.

The series follows a team of forensic investigators determined to solve the most mysterious and unusual deaths by following the evidence.

It stars William Peterson (Manhunter) as Gil Grissom, who heads the team of investigators at the Crime Lab in Las Vegas, and Marg Helgenberger (Erin Brockovich) as Catherine Willows, his second in command.

The CSI franchise (when you include Miami and New York) holds the accolade of being the most watched drama in the world with a global audience of over two billion.

Certificate: 15
Running Time: 6hrs 14min
UK DVD Release: February 16, 2009